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For People Who Want to Walk Their Talk

First, this is my 200th blog post and I want to tell you how much I appreciate you helping me reach this milestone.

When I started writing this blog, I decided to base it on my personal creed that you make the world a better place to live for yourself and others when you walk your talk – when your 

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Is your daily bread to align your thoughts, words and actions in ways that are Honest, Open and True?

thoughts, words and actions are aligned and congruent, and to talk about life’s most difficult subjects from my point of view that you can always communicate in ways that are Honest, Open and True, if you know how.

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Hey You! I’m Talking to You

Somewhere, deep inside you, is a part of you yearning for a piece of your own attention.

 

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Quiet time alone by yourself restores your soul and feeds your spirit in a way that being engaged with others in an activity cannot.

 

On Monday I wrote about how maintaining a strong sense of self requires time alone and how an intimate connection with yourself deserves the same urgent attention that you give to the needs of everyone else.

Yes, we are meant to be with others. We are also meant to be alone with ourselves. Continue reading

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It’s Not Okay to Be Alone – It’s a Necessity

The most important relationship in your life is not the relationship you have with your parents, or your spouse, or your children. The most important relationship you

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When you learn how to be yourself and how to be comfortable with yourself, you become your own friend, and a better friend to others.

 

have is the relationship you have with yourself.

Yet, it’s the one relationship we are most likely to ignore. In the face of all the competing needs for your time, it’s easy to forget to pay attention to yourself. It’s easy to get so wrapped up in what’s going on around you that you lose sight of yourself. Continue reading

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